The older the fiddler, the sweeter the
This is probably one of the best known birthday
proverb. It is quite enlightening and should be reminded to us all when
we are complaining of yet another birthday.
Forty is the old age of youth; fifty is the youth of old age.
See no matter what age you are there will always
be another age you will be coming upon that will put you in another
bracket. As this quote states, you may feel old when youíre forty but as
soon as you make your way to fifty, and surround yourself with people in
that category, you will become young again.
Make hay while the sun shines.
You will want to do all the things that is on your
bucket list while you can. Donít waste your days doing things that do
not interest you. Spend your days achieving your goals and loving your
Men grow old, pearls grow yellow, there is no cure for it.
There is no cure for growing old, we all know that
but is growing old that bad? We all live our lives, hopefully the way we
want to, gain wisdom and grow old until one day we are finished. I donít
think I would want to live forever. Forever is a long time.
We grow too soon old and too late smart.
Pennsylvania Dutch Proverb
This quote states how essential it is to make
every day count. If you donít, you may wake up one day wondering where
youíre life went and why you donít seem to any more mature than when you
were 10 or 20 years younger. Growing old should mean gaining wisdom.
Otherwise it will seem like a wasted life.
There are so many proverbs around waiting to share the wisdom of our
cultures and ancestors. These above proverbs talk about the aging
process and you life. So keep in mind that when someone is celebrating a
birthday, they should be reminded that getting old is a good thing,
especially if you are taking wisdom of what you have learnít along for